Safeguarding unmonitored channels is imperative. Chris Lehman, CEO of SafeGuard Cyber, highlighted the challenges enterprises face. No matter how many training or awareness programs are in place, Lehman said, "humans are always going to be the biggest wild card in your security strategy."
The data protection regulator of European country Liechtenstein rolled out new data processing guidance for large language model-powered chatbots such as ChatGPT. The primary legal basis for compliance will be the consent and transparency clauses of the GDPR, the agency said.
Corporate boards of directors are now mandated to take stronger roles in enterprise cybersecurity. That can be both good news and concerning. David Homovich of Google Cloud tells how to turn board interest into a positive relationship to improve crisis communication and defenses.
The U.K. summit on artificial intelligence was a venue for officials to tout their AI aspirations and for participants to stress benefits of the emerging technology. Participants lauded the U.K. government for bringing together stakeholders, a model that will be replicated in France and South Korea.
As day one of the U.K. AI Safety Summit draws to an end, attendees said fears over losing control over AI systems is a future worry, although they appeared to agree that securing AI is a pressing topic for today. The summit is set to conclude on Thursday.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris called on artificial intelligence developers to ensure consumer privacy and security. "History will show that this was the moment when we had the opportunity to lay the groundwork for the future of AI," Harris said.
The U.S. government will set up a dedicated artificial intelligence safety institute to lead cooperation among the public and private sectors to develop secure AI systems, said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. Raimondo is in the United Kingdom for the AI Safety Summit.
Risks tied to artificial intelligence are imminent and require systemic attention, the head of the British crime agency said Tuesday. Facial recognition and AI are the two latest technical developments where we need to continue working and essential that we get right," said Graeme Biggar.
The Group of Seven industrial countries has unveiled a voluntary set of guidelines and expectations for the safe and secure development of AI systems. While the move is seen as a significant step toward responsible AI development, concerns linger regarding implementation and enforcement.
A German data regulator will deepen its investigation of ChatGPT maker OpenAI to determine if the company's data processing requirements comply with European privacy law. The intensified probe will focus on the degree to which ChatGPT guarantees users' rights to access and deletion.
The recently ended ISMG Financial Services Summit was dedicated to fortifying cybersecurity preparedness in the financial services industry. Thought leaders guided critical discussions on cybersecurity topics such as critical infrastructure, incident response, supply chain threats and zero trust.
U.S. President Joe Biden called on Congress to pass comprehensive legislation on artificial intelligence after invoking Cold War-era executive powers over private industry in a sweeping executive order that aims to set new standards and regulations for AI systems.
Snyk purchased a Portuguese startup founded by SonarSource and European Parliament veterans to help developers contribute to code bases more quickly. The Boston-based developer security vendor said its buy of Porto-based Reviewpad will help developers secure pull requests.
Proofpoint has agreed to purchase a cloud email security provider founded by HSBC, RBS, Santander and UBS alumni to apply artificial intelligence to evolving threats. The proposed acquisition of Boston-based Tessian will help Proofpoint address common forms of data loss including data exfiltration.
U.S. President Joe Biden is invoking a Cold War-era law in an executive order directing developers of advanced AI models to notify the government and share safety tests. The order is "the strongest set of actions any government in the world has ever taken on AI safety," a White House official said.